How to choose a kettle ? Compare and find the best
You’ll want three main things from your kettle. First, you’ll want it to work. There are some fancy kettles out there, but the main thing is to have a reliable one. There’s no bigger disaster than not being able to have a cup of tea when it’s the only thing you want, or having the kettle breakdown when your family members are paying you a visit.
Second, you’ll want one that’s big enough and quick enough. Some kettles are horribly slow, when what you need is fairly instant tea and coffee at any time of day or night.
Third, you’ll want one that looks nice. This is a huge thing for kitchen lovers and cooks. The range of kettles is nothing short of astounding. You’ll find one that matches any design of kitchen, and you’ll find ones designed to be eye catching and beautiful on their own, from old-style designer kettles to new and modern designs.
History of the kettle
Kettles are very old, and in fact originate from an ancient culture in Greece, where they were used to boil water over a fire in order to make water suitable for drinking. Some of these older style of kettle, which don’t have a power supply of their own and need to be heated by a fire, hob or stove, are still available and are in fact chosen for owners of Artisan kitchens for their traditional appearance.
In the later part of the nineteenth-century the electric kettle was introduced, and the basic technology of the product is the same found in most modern kettles today. The kettle attaches to the electricity supply and heats the water using a safe heating element which is immersed in the water.
Guide to buying a kettle
There are still a lot of types of kettle even within the electric kettle range. The rest of this guide will advise you on the different types of kettle and help you to decide which type is right for you. The guide will then discuss a number of very modern developments in kettles and give you a sense of where the future of the kettle is heading. Finally, it will advise you as to where you might buy a kettle and how to get the best deal on the kettle that is right for you.